Russell Bedford International

Libyan consulting firm joins Russell Bedford as a correspondent

Press Release   •   Jan 26, 2010 11:00 GMT

Consultancy House has joined Russell Bedford International as the global accounting network's correspondent firm in Libya.

Consultancy House is an accounting, tax and financial consultancy practice, associated with Bader Al-Hasse & Co., one of the longest established local firms of chartered accountants in Libya.

The practice has three partners, Bader Abdalla Al-Hasse, Abdalla Hamed and Akram Abdalla.

Bader Abdalla Al-Hasse, the founder and senior partner, is a chartered accountant with 39 years of professional experience covering accounting, auditing, tax, liquidations and consultancy. He is a member of the Libyan Certified and Public Accountants Union and a member of the Arab Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Abdalla Hamed is the general manager of Consultancy House. He is a chartered accountant with a PhD in E-Commerce, an MBA, an MSc in Information Systems and a BSc in Accounting. His specialist areas are accounting, IT consulting and inward investment into the Middle East. He is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Wales, Cardiff, UK.

Akram Abdalla is an accountant with eight years of professional experience. He has an MSc in International Finance and specialises in consultancy in banking systems and international market trading.

The main activities of Consultancy House are accounting services, financial and investment consulting, tax compliance and consulting, business planning and feasibility studies, and IT and information systems consulting. Auditing services are offered via the associated practice, Bader Al-Hasse & Co.

The client base comprises both local and foreign companies, including businesses with operations in Japan, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, China, UAE and Croatia.

The firm employs around 50 people in total and has branch offices in key locations across Libya including Tripoli and Benghazi.

For further information, contact Abdalla Hamed on +218 21 3351246.  Alternatively, visit the websites at www.consultancy-house.com and www.russellbedford.com .


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Note to Editors

Established in 1983, Russell Bedford International is a global network of independent firms of accountants, business consultants and specialist legal advisers.

Ranked as one of the world's top 15 accounting and audit networks, Russell Bedford is represented by some 460 partners, 5000 staff and 200 offices in more than 70 countries in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.

All Russell Bedford affiliates are well-established firms offering international business advice and services to local and multinational clients.  Most provide a full range of services comprising accounting, auditing, tax advice, general business guidance and financial consulting.  In addition, many have special expertise in particular fields, such as international taxation or information technology.

In January 2008 Russell Bedford International was named one of the first 17 full members of the IFAC Forum of Firms after reporting it had implemented a globally coordinated quality assurance programme, committed to the use of International Standards on Auditing (ISAs), and met other specific ethics requirements.

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Kempton Bedell-Harper
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Russell Bedford International
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